Category: News

McCluskey retiring as Maben city clerk

Has served 35½ years in office By Terry Harpole MABEN — Longtime Maben City Clerk Barbra McCluskey has announced she will soon be retiring, but will stay on until June to help train a replacement.

‘Delta Dog Trot’ a favorite of Webster County native Dunlap

By Lisa Newman The Book Shelf Dunlap” by William Dunlap; foreword by Julia Reed, essay by J. Richard Gruber; Jackson, MS: University of Mississippi Press, 2006. Webster County native William R. “Bill” Dunlap’s work ranges from wide-view traditional landscape paintings…

EWES Beauty Review

PHOTOS BY BETH HENDRIX The 2016 East Webster High Beauty Review was March 4 at EWHS.

Ulmer helps put families back together again  

By Gwen Sisson It began as a pilot program, and for the past few years, Brenda Ulmer has helped numerous families “at the point of collapse” get back on stable footing. Ulmer, of Mathiston, is a member of First Baptist…

City works to become ‘Intelligent Community’

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times The city of Eupora is working to become an “Intelligent Community” with assistance from Mississippi State University. Roberto Gallardo told the Eupora Rotary Club about those

Ferris praises Mississippi, Southern storytellers

Cites Webster County native Bill Dunlap “Anywhere you go in Mississippi, at any moment, people are telling stories. All you have to do is listen,” 2016 Scholar-in-Residence William R. “Bill” Ferris said during his March 21 presentation at Mississippi State.…

Lady Eagles take win over Winona

By Austin Bishop Webster Progress Times The Eupora High School softball team split a pair of games last week, taking a 14-4 win over Winona to open the season, before falling to South Pontotoc on Friday.